The Allen Center
1404 S. Charles St.,
The Allen Center is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The following are regularly scheduled activities on most days (exceptions are noted below):
9:30 a.m., Trip talk
10 a.m., Board games
10:30 a.m., Spanish class
11 a.m., Exercise with John
12:45 p.m., Monday bingo
10 a.m., Nutrition class
10:30 a.m., Board games
12:45 p.m., Wii bowling
10 a.m., Board games
10 a.m., Taxes (free to seniors, by appointment only)
12:45 p.m. Po-Ke-No (BYO pennies)
10 a.m., Computer class
11 a.m., Line dancing with John
12:45 p.m., Friday entertainment
Friday, Feb. 10, Trip to Dollar Tree, lunch on your own, donation $3. Center open.
Saturday, Feb. 11, Community bingo at 9:30 a.m. Call for transportation.
Tuesday, Feb. 14, Blood pressure screening 11 a.m.
Note: The Allen Center reminds all readers that February is Black History Month, National Heart Month, Cancer Prevention Month and Spunky Old Broads Month.
John Booth Senior Center
229-1/2 S. Eaton Street,
Lo Impact Aerobics: Mondays 11:00 – 11:45 a.m. and Thursdays 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. No cost to members.
The John Booth Senior Center offers activities of interest to anyone 55 plus years of age. Center membership
Entitles each participant to enjoy some of the center programs for free and discounts on some of the center’s trips, activities and parties. Call the center for registration information.
Wednesday, Jan. 18: Members meeting, 1 p.m.
Wednesday, Jan. 25: Roll of the dice horse races 12:30 p.m.
It is time to renew your center membership. Enjoy the activities at the center and parties and events at a reduced price.
Bingo for seniors every Friday. Begins at 12:15 p.m. Call the center for more information.
Center will be closed for the Presidents Day holiday on Monday, Feb. 20.
Eating Together in Baltimore Lunches are served daily at 11:30 p.m. You must be registered with the Eating Together Program to sign up for these lunches. Sign up for lunches 3 days prior to date.
Enhance Fitness, an evidence based program, is an exercise class designed to improve your overall well-being, stamina and balance. Classes are held on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Free to center members.
Stained Glass class is offered on Thursdays from 10:00 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Come learn how to make sun catchers, panels and more. Fee for supplies.
Painted Screen Class offered on Thursdays from 1p.m.-2:30 p.m. Call the center for more information. Fee according to project.
Wednesday, Feb. 1, Junk Bingo, members can try to win a prize that they can live without, 12:15 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Free for center members.
Wednesday, Feb. 8, Valentines Party, $3 members; $6 non-members. Includes Eating Together in Baltimore lunch, games and prizes, noon-2 p.m. Sign up by Feb. 6.
Thursday, Feb. 9, Blood pressure screenings. Date subject to change; call center for more information.
Foot doctor, 10:30 a.m-noon. (Need not be a center member)
Wednesday, Feb. 15, Budget Workshop offered by the Baltimore CASH Campaign. Learn to identify attitudes about money, important financial goals, and worst financial fears. Learn to devise a spending plan and track your expenses. You can be screened for benefits. Have your credit checked, sign up for free tax preparation or link to a cash coach. Those attending the program will be able to participate in a raffle for $20 grocery store gift card. Free to center members, noon-1 p.m.
Members meeting, 1:15 p.m.
Tuesday, Feb. 21, Celebrate Shrove Tuesday with an Eating Together brunch. Cost: $4 members; $7non-members of the center. Reservations must be made by Tuesday, Feb. 7. Includes juice, omelet w/fixings, sausage links, hash browned potatoes, muffins, Danish, diced fruit salad and milk.
Wednesday, Feb. 22, “Staying Sharp,” a program to help keep your mind tuned up starts at 12:15 p.m. This will be followed by a free canned-goods bingo. Free to Center members.
Wednesday, Feb. 29: Leap Year Party. Cost: $3 members; $6 non-members. Includes lunch through the Eating Together in Baltimore Program, games and prizes Sign up by Monday, Feb. 27.
The Hatton Center
Fait and Linwood avenues
Our first bus trip for the New Year 2012 will be Midway on Monday, March 5. Call the center for details and to reserve your seat.
There will be a trip to Mountain Gate for bingo and lunch on May 14 with a stop at the Jelly Factory.
It is time to re-register as a Hatton Center member for 2012, so bring a friend.
Wednesday, Jan. 18: Legal Help: Call center for appointment.
Wednesday, Jan. 25 is our Information meeting blood pressure check at 12:15 p.m. Lunch is at 11:30 a.m.
Thursday, Jan. 19, 26; exercise 9 a.m., Wii at 9:30 a.m., aerobics at 10:30 a.m., lunch at 11:30 a.m.
Friday, Jan. 27: Art class at 10 a.m., bus to Wal-Mart at 10 a.m. and bingo at 12:30 p.m.
Monday, Jan. 23, 30, exercise at 9 a.m., card playing at 10:30 a.m. and eating together at 11:30 a.m. Massage will be given by appointment on Monday, Jan. 23 starting at 10 a.m.
Tuesday, Jan. 24, 31: Wii at 9 a.m., Eating together at 11:30 a.m., Yoga at 5 p.m. House Council meeting Jan. 24 at 12:30 p.m.
AARP will be doing taxes for the seniors this year starting on Monday, Feb. 6 and ending on Monday, April 9. Call the center for an appointment.
Monday, Feb. 20, closed for Presidents’ Day.
Wednesday, Feb. 1, the book club will discuss “A Reliable Wife” by Robert Goolrick.
Wednesday, Feb. 8 is Health and Fitness with a 10 a.m. speaker from Future Care.
Wednesday, Feb. 15 is Legal Help. Call the center for an appointment. Wednesdays, Feb. 22 is our information meeting and blood pressure check at 12:15 p.m. Lunch at 11:30 a.m.
Thursdays, Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, exercises 9 a.m., Wii at 9:30 a.m., aerobics at 10:30 a.m., and lunch at 11:30 a.m.
Fridays, Feb. 3, 10, 17, 24: Art class at 10 a.m., bus to Wal-Mart at 10 a.m. and bingo at 12:30 p.m.
Mondays, Feb. 6, 13, 27: exercise at 9 a.m., card playing at 10:30 a.m. and eating together at 11:30 a.m.
Massage will be given by appointment on Mondays, Feb. 6 and 27 starting at 10 a.m.
No Red Hatters on Monday, Feb. 20 (Center closed for Presidents’ Day).
Tuesdays, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28: Wii 9 a.m., eating together at 11:30 a.m., Yoga at 5 p.m.
House Council meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21 at 12:30 p.m.
Call the Center if you are interested in Computer class, Spanish, T’ai chi and Art Class (drawing and painting all media).